Patent Number: 7,086,466

Title: Use of substantially hydrated cement particulates in drilling and subterranean applications

Abstract: The present invention relates to substantially hydrated cement particulates. More particularly, the present invention relates to compositions comprising substantially hydrated cement particulates and associated methods of use in drilling and subterranean applications. These substantially hydrated cement particulates may be included in drilling and subterranean treatment fluids, inter alia, as carrier particles for admixtures, lost circulation materials, density-varying additives, proppants, and the like.

Inventors: Roddy; Craig W. (Duncan, OK)

Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.

International Classification: E21B 33/13 (20060101); E21B 43/267 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018